Online Obituary

6/16/1929 - 11/21/2012


83, of Johnston, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 21, 2012, at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Inpatient Center, Providence. He was the beloved husband of fifty-nine years to Rose T. (Regine) Centofanti. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Giovanni Marco and Grazia Marie (Centofanti) Centofanti. Silvio was a purchasing agent for the former Rolo Manufacturing Company of Providence. He was a US Marine Corps veteran serving during the Korean War. Silvio was a Charter Member of the Smithfield Elks Lodge # 2359.

Besides his wife he is survived by his loving son Daniel M. Centofanti of Barrington and was the cherished grandfather of Nicholas Ross Centofanti of Barrington. He was the brother of Rose M. Rego of Florida, and the late Joseph “Diamond” Centofanti, Filomena Cantone, Corrine Yemma, Anna Polce, Delia Imbriaco, and Celia Pacifico.

Funeral from the NARDOLILLO FUNERAL HOME & Crematory, 1278 Park Avenue, Cranston on Monday at 9:00 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. in Our Lady of Grace Church, George Waterman Road, Johnston. Interment with Military Honors will be in Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery, Exeter. VISITING HOURS Sunday 5-7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 1311 Mamaroneck Avenue, Suite 310, White Plains, NY 10605.

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From: Bob & Ann Enloe   Leesburg, FL
Relationship:  niece

Uncle Silvio was loved and he showed us his love many times. He will be missed.
Sent:  11/22/2012

From: peter cardi   cranston
Relationship:  friends

Dear Gio and the Centofanti Family, Please accept our deepest sympathy on the loss of your dad. Our thoughts and prayers are with you . Sincerely, Nick, Ron and Pete Cardi and the Cardi family.
Sent:  11/23/2012

From: Joan Stabila   Coventry
Relationship:  friend

Dan, I am so sorry for the loss of your father. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Joan
Sent:  11/24/2012

From: Mr. & Mrs. E. Laferte   Johnston
Relationship:  Neighbor

Dear Rose and family, So sorry for your loss.Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Ernie and Paula
Sent:  11/25/2012

From: Dorothy Paliotti   Johnston
Relationship:  Friend

I was sorry to hear of Silvio's passing. It brought back memories of the happy times when Joe and I would meet with you both for breakfast after church. My sincere condolences to your family.
Sent:  12/8/2012